Oktibbeha County and Starkville fire officials are urging residents to use common sense with heating elements, Christmas displays and cooking appliances this holiday season as winter's cooler temperatures usually bring with them an increase in emergency calls.
Unity Park organizers say the civil rights park could one day honor Ava Moore, a long-time community activist and park supporter who died Nov. 20.
A pay dispute between Starkville and the Hattiesburg-based contractor responsible for Carver Drive ditch improvements could result in a legal challenge after the city approved a payment in executive session Tuesday.
Discussions on minimum building codes for commercial apartment complexes could begin after a Highlands Plantation deck collapse injured more than 10 people this weekend.
At least 16 people were injured early Saturday when two upper-level porches collapsed at a Highlands Plantation-area apartment complex.
Starkville Soccer Association organizers will work with Starkville Parks and Recreation Department officials to secure private sponsorships to offset higher costs.
The Oktibbeha County Sheriff's Department charged a Maben man with two counts of aggravated DUI after a single-vehicle accident injured two people Monday.
For the second time this year, a Mississippi State University residence hall's fire suppression system faltered during a non-emergency situation.
Oktibbeha County firefighters again battled a structure fire Wednesday morning after two other blazes damaged homes in the last 10 days.
Starkville aldermen are likely to codify a temporary ban against pets in city-maintained cemeteries after few public comments on the matter emerged Tuesday.
Oktibbeha County supervisors approved a resolution Monday that could pave the way for legislation posthumously honoring a former Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics agent with a road designation.
Oktibbeha County Fire Services officials are working through a process that will improve Bell Schoolhouse Volunteer Fire Department's coverage area to a Class 8 rating.
Former Starkville Chief Administrative Officer Lynn Spruill spent Tuesday night surfing the Internet as the city's first resident to experience C Spire's Fiber to the Home initiative.
A delayed audit of Starkville School District's Fiscal Year 2012-2013 shows the district spent more than it received.
Starkville School District Superintendent Lewis Holloway knows his organization will need additional administrative space once it merges with Oktibbeha County School District next year.
The Oktibbeha County Economic Development Authority is expected to operate a $735,700 budget with an equal amount of revenues and expenditures during the current fiscal year.
More local homeowners are upgrading their living conditions and purchasing larger homes in Oktibbhea County.
Starkville Parks and Recreation's recent financial woes bled over from the end of Fiscal Year 2013-2014.
Starkville aldermen instituted a short-term ban Tuesday against allowing pets inside its three public cemeteries.
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